TITANS - Leaders in Industry & Golf Is Perfect Father’s Day Gift

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“Two Good Rounds TITANS – Leaders in Industry & Golf” by Elisa Gaudet, explores the close connection between business and golf through interviews with 33 of the world’s most prominent CEOs, some of whom own their own golf courses, and eight legendary professional golfers who have created international brands well beyond their on-course earnings.

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“Speaking with each of these individuals was fascinating as they all have taken different paths yet arrived in a very similar situations as leaders in an industry and owning or having a large interest in golf,” Gaudet said.

“Two Good Rounds TITANS – Leaders in Industry & Golf” explores the close connection between business and golf through interviews with 33 of the world’s most prominent CEOs, some of whom own their own golf courses, and eight legendary professional golfers who have created international brands well beyond their on-course earnings.

A must-read for the dad who plays golf, author Elisa Gaudet shares candid personal accounts from global business leaders who reveal secrets to their success in business, their love of golf, and how the two are related. Interviews include Peter Ueberroth, Herb Kohler, Donald Trump, Hans Peter Porsche, John D. Rockefeller Sr., Tom Cousins, Paul Fireman, Michael Smurfit, and many others, as well as Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods.

“Speaking with each of these individuals was fascinating as they all have taken different paths yet arrived in a very similar situations as leaders in an industry and owning or having a large interest in golf,” Gaudet said. “They share business advice and life lessons.”

Gaudet will be signing books at this year’s U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay (University Place, Wash.), June 15-21, in the Main Merchandise Pavilion. The final round tees off on Sunday, June 21 – Father’s Day.

“My goal, as with the other books in this series, is to shine a light on the many incredible individuals who have a passion for golf and what a positive influence and game changer that golf has been for them in various ways,” Gaudet continued. “Everyone from A-list athletes to successful business leaders and professional golfers share their professional successes and struggles along with their love of golf.”

Fathers have often played an important role in introducing golf to their children and grandchildren. When asked about his introduction to golf Michael Pascucci, owner of Sebonack, said, “My first memory was when I was six years old. I remember my dad leaving the house at 5:00 am on Sunday, his only day off, to play golf on a public golf course. He was a landscaper who learned to play golf by being a caddie at the Engineers Club on Long Island, NY. He became a scratch golfer.” He added, “My four children play golf and my 11 grandchildren have all been introduced to the game.”

Andrew Sharpless, CEO of Oceana, wrote the book’s foreword. A percentage of the proceeds from all sales will go to Oceana and ocean conservation.

“Two Good Rounds TITANS -- Leaders in Industry & Golf” (Skyhorse Publishing; $19.95; ISBN: 9781629148076), is available on http://www.amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and http://www.twogoodrounds.com.

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ABOUT ELISA GAUDET
A sought-after expert in the world of golf, Elisa Gaudet has worked in the industry for 14 years and often appears as a guest on television and radio shows on Fox, CBS, and local news stations around the country. Gaudet is highly regarded for her work as founder of Executive Golf International (EGI), a strategic golf-marketing firm that works with clients to develop and implement golf-related programs. In addition to executing the EMC World Cup in 2002, she has worked for the PGA Tour and the Tour de las Americas.

Gaudet is an award-winning writer and her monthly syndicated column has been running since 2003. She is a contributor to The Huffington Post, New England Golf Monthly, Cybergolf, and Stratosphere inflight Magazine, among other business, luxury, golf and lifestyle publications.

In 2011, she launched the Two Good Rounds, a golf lifestyle brand that led to a book series by the same name. Gaudet's book TITANS--Leaders in Industry & Golf is the third book in the series.

For more information, visit: http://www.twogoodrounds.com/

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